The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Complaints of discrimination may be forwarded as follows:
Fair Housing Administrator
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, D.C. 20410
Phone: (800) 669-9777
Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Voice: (800) 795-3272
TDD: (202) 720-6382
Connecticut law also prohibits discrimination in all of the above categories plus these additional categories: lawful source of income, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, use of a guide dog, and age (except when program regulations restrict the housing to an age-specific category). Complaints of discrimination may be forwarded to the Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities at (860) 541-3400.
Elderly Housing Management, Community Housing Management, and their managed facilities do not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, their federally assisted programs and activities.
5 Abbott Terrace
Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: 203-755-0100 Fax: 203-755-0103
All apartments include:
- A full kitchen with electric stove and refrigerator
- Full bathroom with tub or shower
- Individual thermostat controls
- Window Coverings (blinds or curtain rods)
- Cable television outlets
- Emergency call system
- Hard-wired smoke detectors
- Some units are fully accessible
Hearth Homes is a housing facility for the elderly. The head or co-head of the household must be 62 years of age or older. There is one building of seven stories with 41 one bedroom apartments. There are five units adapted for persons with disabilities. All other units are adaptable if needed. The approximate size of a unit is 536 square feet.
Hearth Homes is managed by Elderly Housing Management, Inc. and owned by Hearth Homes, Inc.. The facility is financed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through its 202 PRAC Program, and as such follows the regulations of that Agency, including income restrictions.
All residents must meet income restrictions as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rents are 30% of monthly adjusted household income and include all utilities except telephone, cable TV and air conditioning.